Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015
Film composer James Horner has died in a plane crash.
Sir Christopher Lee 1922-2015
The world of illustration lost a real treasure this past week when artist Glen Orbik lost his long battle with cancer on May 11th.
What we wrote about in Febrero
Suzette Haden Elgin, founder of the SFPA, author and linguist, dead at 78.
Fracisco Porrúa, editor and translator of Bradbury, Borges, Simak & Sturgeon, passed away on December 18, 2014
An obituary for French author Michel Jeury
A round up of new things from our spanish speaking friends
Francisco Porrúa, founder of “Minotauro”, is dead at 92
a roundup of new Spanish language releases
Joe Bethancourt 1946 – 2014
Good horror needs convincing actors. Hammer Films delivered.
Fallece el escritor Juan José Plans; Convocatoria para el “Visiones 2014”; Ediciones Irreverentes presenta la colección 2099.
The first king of comedy was no stranger to genre roles.
Octavia Butler era una chica negra, pobre, inusualmente alta, tímida, tartamuda, disléxica y lesbiana. Desde muy joven tuvo una idea bastante clara de lo que era la discriminación en sus muchas formas y utilizó la ciencia ficción para explorar temas sociales antiguos y modernos.
A loving tribute to the memory of one of the most important figures both in the history of our genres and in American popular culture and the literature of the 20th century.
“It is rare that someone who you first come to know as an icon becomes a human and a friend, and that is what happened with Fred in the years that I’ve known him
Frederik Pohl has always been a part of my life. Always
Fanzines, continued: Okay, Mr. Smartypants, what’s a “sercon” zine? Actually, I’m glad you asked that question. It’s another of those annoying (well, to an outsider) fannish neologisms and acronyms. In this case, we have “serious” and “constructive” all smashed together to form “sercon.” (If they were complete words, we’d have what Humpty Dumpty called “portmanteau” […]
There are some writers whose work is known and enjoyed by millions of people who have never heard their name. Or even if they have heard their name, haven’t read their work, or associate their name with the work they’ve done. Richard Matheson (b.1926), who died on June 23, is one of those authors, who also received […]
Oh my God! I miss you.
Science fiction lost Scottish author Iain M. Banks to gall bladder cancer on June 9, just over two months after he announced that he had been diagnosed with the disease. Banks began publishing fiction in 1984 with his non-genre novel The Wasp Factory. His first science fiction novel, Consider Phlebas, was published three years later. To help […]